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Archive for October 31, 2013

Good News: Most Neighbors Like Each Other

lisasheppard | October 31, 2013
A recent survey by the real estate classified ads website Trulia found that two-thirds of all Americans like their neighbors. And familiarity breeds contentment: 80 percent of people who know their neighbors’ names generally like them. To...

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Bay Area Move-Up Buyers: Now Is the Time to Act!

lisasheppard | October 28, 2013
Many would-be move-up buyers have been sitting on the sidelines in recent months, crossing their fingers that the Bay Area’s superheated real estate market will cool. But conditions are about to get tougher – so hesitant move-up buyers sh...

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Pacific Union Quarterly Report: Q3 2013

lisasheppard | October 23, 2013
Home prices remained solid across of all Pacific Union's regions in the third quarter, while inventory slightly expanded in many, offering relief for buyers. Get an in-depth look into market conditions in the Bay Area and Tahoe/Truckee in our...

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Bay Area Market Appreciation: A Glimpse Into the Future

lisasheppard | October 22, 2013
Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin weighs in on the John Burns Real Estate Consulting Home Value Index, a forward-looking report that predicts continued home price appreciation in the Bay Area through 2017. Click Here to read more.

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California Realtors Forecast Healthy Growth in 2014

lisasheppard | October 17, 2013
The California Association of Realtors predicts that home-sales volume in the state will rise 3.2 percent in 2014 and the median sales price will increase by 6 percent. And for the first time in several years, real estate markets could open u...

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